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CAMP Annual Report:Page 5

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CAMP’s  Annual Technical Meeting

CAMP’s Annual Technical Meeting was held May 16 - 18, 2012, at the Holiday Inn in Albany, New York. The objective of this meeting was to provide a forum for an exchange of ideas and information between university and industry researchers involved in fine particle processing and nanotechnology and related colloid and surface aspects as well as applications.  It included representatives of Industry, University, and New York State Economic Development Organizations. The keynote speakers were Ed Reinfurt (Director of the Division of Science, Technology, & Innovation, Empire State Development) and Bernie Anger (General Manager of Control and Communication Systems for GE Intelligent Platforms). Ed Reinfurt’s keynote address was called “The Role of CATs in the State and Nation’s Innovation Agenda for Manufacturers.”  The title of the keynote address presented by Bernie Anger was “Automation in the Age of Cloud Computing.”

Technical Meeting

From left:  Clarkson University President Anthony Collins, Keynote Speaker Ed Reinfurt (Director of the Division of Science, Technology, & Innovation, Empire State Development), and Distinguished University Professor / CAMP Director S.V. Babu.

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From left:  Distinguished University Professor / CAMP Director S.V. Babu, Dr. Terry Leib (Technology Director, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, GE Global Research), Keynote Speaker Bernie Anger (General Manager of Control and Communication Systems for GE Intelligent Platforms), and Bonnie Messmer (University Relations Manager, NYSTAR).

This successful meeting was well attended and had many excellent poster presentations on CAMP research. The posters were judged in three categories: most attractive, most creative, and best overall. Certificates and ribbons were presented by Dr. Terry Leib (Technology Director, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, GE Global Research) to the first, second, and third place winners of each category.  The judges were Dr. Matthew Wagner of Pall Corporation, Dr. Keith Redford of Conpart, Todd Berger of Dentsply, and Daniel Henkel of Saint-Gobain. The winners are listed on the right.

 

Best Overall Poster

First Place:Controlled Release from Stimuli Responsive Polymer Microparticles” Authors are Professor Krishnan, Frederick Sexton, and James Myrick

Second Place:“Bio-Functionalization of Ultrabright Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles” Authors are Professor Sokolov and Shajesh Palantavida

Third Place: "Block Copolymer Synthesis Using Living Radical Polymerizations: Novel Photoresist Materials” Authors are Professor Shipp and Qin Lou

Most Attractive Poster

First Place: “Metal Coated Polymer Microspheres for Electronic Applications” Authors are Professors Goia, Keith Redford, and John Njagi

Second Place:
“Portable Ceria Nanoparticle Based Biosensor for the Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide and Glucose” Authors are Professor Andreescu and M. Ornatska

Third Place: “Sustainable Concrete through Cement Free and Low Cement Content Formulations” Authors are Professor Peethamparan, Elisabeth Deir, and Tesfamichael Yehdego


Most Creative Poster

First Place: “Acoustic Characterization of Pharmaceutical Materials: Computational Studies” Authors are Professor Cetinkaya, Armin Saeedi Vahdat, James Stephens, Brian Kowalczyk, and S. Mohammad Miraskari

Second Place: “Glutathione Modified Gold Nanoparticles for Medical/Biological Applications” Authors are Professors Goia and Lu Lu


Third Place: “An Investigation of the Mechanism of Proton Transport in Trialkylammonium and 3-Alkylimidazol-1-ium Protic Ionic Liquids for PEM Fuel Cell Membranes” Authors are Professors Krishnan and Roy and Janice Lebga, and Simon Rock